Off topic: What I miss
Thread poster: Nina Spencer

Nina Spencer  Identity Verified
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English to Norwegian
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Aug 20, 2007

What I miss the most about Norway are:

- bade!
- gå på blåbærtur
- stå på langrenn og spise appelsin og kvikklunsj

Having never been terribly home-sick nor patriotic, I have recently started missng some things about Norway, not least because I now have a little daughter. One thing I wish she could experience/was part of her life, is going on a proper "blåbærtur" med "termos" and "matpakke". Og å spise bærene med melk og sukker på...


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Mette Stroander  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:40
Danish to Italian
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What I miss - HYGGE! Aug 21, 2007

I understand very well what you mean...
I grew up between DK and Italy, but all my traditions are danish..
I miss what we in DK call HYGGE.. it is not just the word that is impossible to translate.. it is also the special danish atmosphere...
And what about the danish savours?
Well.. it might be the weather (grey, rainy, cold) that makes me homesick today)
Hygge hygge

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Nina Spencer  Identity Verified
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hei... Aug 28, 2007

Da jeg sa at jeg savna å bade mente jeg selvsagt "å bade i elva, sjøen, innsjøen". Vi har jo badekar selv her i England da så jeg tar meg jo en vask eller to

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